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 Translation for 'staid' from English to Bulgarian
ADJ   staid | staider | staidest
SYNO sedate | staid
staid {adj}улегнал
staid {adj}спокоен [трезв]
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Translation for 'staid' from English to Bulgarian

staid {adj}
улегнал

спокоен [трезв]
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Usage Examples English
  • In building Taiwan's most popular newspaper, "Apple Daily", and magazine, "Next Magazine", Lai's racy publications were described as having a great impact on the country's hitherto staid media culture.
  • Both the staid, respectable Ralph and the much more dashing Phil Gowan (Willard Parker), Millie's neighbor, fall in love with her.
  • The screenplay is about a staid small-town businessman who gets ensnared in shady dealings.
  • Their aim was to present original and provocative new writing that challenged the staid mediocrity of mainstream theatre.
  • This innovation showed off Absolut’s brand chops in create this unique paradox in the staid vodka category.

  • As well as playing, during the early 1970s Mancini was an occasional presenter of London Weekend Television's "The Big Match", when the programme, in an attempt to distance itself from the more staid "Match of the Day", experimented with using current players as presenters.
  • which was eschewed by some band directors who continued to cling to more staid military tradition and its emphasis on correct carriage and marching precision.
  • Jaguar buyers may have regarded these if not all Daimlers as not just staid but super-stuffy.
  • Although in general staying close to the plot of the book, the screenplay by Douglas McGrath enlivens the banter between the staid Mr Knightley and the vivacious Emma, making the basis of their attraction more apparent.
  • Although Burke was American-born, "Jerry" was the first time Burke appeared in a play by an American author, She plays a brash Chicago girl visiting staid Philadelphia relatives.

  • The company's rather staid image was endorsed during the 1930s by the introduction of a range of six-cylinder cars with ohv engines, though a four-cylinder 12 hp was kept in production until 1936.
  • Post also designed more staid public and semi-public structures including the New York Stock Exchange Building, the New York Times Building, the Bronx Borough Hall and the Wisconsin State Capitol.
  • Mary Dobbie says in her history of Parents' Centres New Zealand that Bevan-Brown was the centre of a "ferment" of controversy among psychology students in staid Christchurch in the 1940s.
  • The Independent Order of the Sons of Malta was a fraternal order active in the mid-nineteenth century. Its initiation rites parodied more staid fraternal orders such as the Freemasons.
  • Ju-min Park of Reuters mentioned that a few of South Korea's normally staid presidential candidates are imitating Psy's moves in an appeal to voters.

  • When husband Nick Chaney and his wife Jan, somewhat staid and socially stifled, move into an old apartment house in San Francisco, they uncover a message under layers of wallpaper left by a previous tenant ("Maxie Malone lived here! ...
  • Although it was not originally used pejoratively by Šuvaković, because of its reverberation of the very name of Socialistic Realism, a style of socialist propaganda in painting and sculpture, it has staid an irony of a renewed political funding of art, that censors by financing not forbidding.
  • The Count has been a longtime regular at the annual Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena, the counter-culture answer to the more staid Rose Parade, where he is a familiar and often photographed figure.
  • However, his brash character ensured that more staid trade union leaders kept him off the General Council of the TUC. [...] until 1974. He even became its chairman, from 1987 to 1988.
  • Set in 1970s Brazil, "a staid erotica censor falls in love with a film star, who reminds him of an obsessive love from the past"; that love was his wife's sister, who had a mind twisted by her father.

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